Orson Welles Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

(1941)
21
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead, Ray Collins, Ruth Warrick, Orson Welles
Plot:

This classic drama film examines the life and legacy of Charles Foster Kane, a character loosely based on the American newspaper magnates William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer. A critical success, it is considered to be one of the greatest films ever made. 

21
2
The Third Man

The Third Man

(1949)
21
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Harry Lime
Director:
Carol Reed
Genres:
Thriller, Film-Noir, Mystery
Star Cast:
Joseph Cotten, Trevor Howard, Bernard Lee, Alida Valli
Plot:

Struggling American writer Holly Martins arrives in post-WWII Vienna to meet his childhood friend Harry Lime, who has offered him a job, but learns that he died in a road accident recently. Finding inconsistencies in different stories about his friend's death, he begins an investigation into the matter, and also becomes attracted to his lover Anna Schmidt.

21
2
Touch of Evil
PG-13

Touch of Evil

(1958)
15
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Police Captain Hank Quinlan
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Star Cast:
Charlton Heston, Akim Tamiroff, Janet Leigh, Joseph Calleia
Plot:

Mike Vargas, a Mexican narcotics officer, gets involved in a car bomb blast case as the car has crossed from Mexico to America. The local American police chief, Hank Quinlan, is a former alcoholic and corrupt officer, who suspects a Mexican named Sanchez. When Vargas confronts Quinlan for planting evidence against Sanchez, Vargas inadvertently puts his new wife Susan’s life at risk. 

15
0

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The Green Goddess

The Green Goddess

(1939)
1
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Rajah / Narrator
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
John Barrymore, William Alland, John Berry, Susan Fox
1
3
Falstaff (Chimes at Midnight)

Falstaff (Chimes at Midnight)

(1965)
7
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Falstaff
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Drama, History, Comedy, War
Star Cast:
John Gielgud, Margaret Rutherford, Jeanne Moreau, Marina Vlady
7
0
A Man for All Seasons
G

A Man for All Seasons

(1966)
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Cardinal Wolsey
Director:
Fred Zinnemann
Genres:
Drama, History, Biography
Star Cast:
John Hurt, Wendy Hiller, Leo McKern, Paul Scofield, Orson Welles
10
2
Monsieur Verdoux

Monsieur Verdoux

(1947)
2
1
As:
Writer
Director:
Charles Chaplin
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis, Audrey Betz
2
1
The Lady from Shanghai

The Lady from Shanghai

(1947)
8
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Michael O'Hara
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller, Film-Noir, Mystery
Star Cast:
Errol Flynn, Rita Hayworth, Everett Sloane, Ted de Corsia, Orson Welles
8
2
The Magnificent Ambersons

The Magnificent Ambersons

(1942)
3
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Robert Wise, Orson Welles, Fred Fleck
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead, Ray Collins, Anne Baxter, Orson Welles
3
2
F for Fake
PG

F for Fake

(1973)
4
1
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Himself - Narrator
Director:
Orson Welles, Oja Kodar, Gary Graver, François Reichenbach
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Laurence Harvey, Clifford Irving, Oja Kodar, François Reichenbach
4
1
Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

(1943)
9
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Edward Rochester
Director:
Robert Stevenson
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Peggy Ann Garner, Joan Fontaine, Margaret O'Brien, John Sutton
9
2
The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice

The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice

(1951)
3
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Othello
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Romance, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Coote, Joan Fontaine, Micheál MacLiammóir, Hilton Edwards
3
1

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Tomorrow Is Forever

Tomorrow Is Forever

(1946)
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John Andrew MacDonald / Erik Kessler
Director:
Irving Pichel
Genres:
War, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Richard Long, Natalie Wood, Lucile Watson, George Brent, Claudette Colbert
10
2
Le procès

Le procès

(1962)
3
2
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Anthony Perkins, Jeanne Moreau, Arnoldo Foà, Jess Hahn
3
2
The Stranger

The Stranger

(1946)
9
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Professor Charles Rankin
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Film-Noir, Mystery, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Long, Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, Philip Merivale
9
0
Filming 'The Trial'

Filming 'The Trial'

(1981)
1
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
Himself
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Richard Wilson, Joseph McBride, Todd McCarthy, Myron Meisel
1
0
Macbeth

Macbeth

(1948)
3
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Macbeth
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
History, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Dan O'Herlihy, Jeanette Nolan, Roddy McDowall, Edgar Barrier
3
0
Compulsion

Compulsion

(1959)
5
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jonathan Wilk
Director:
Richard Fleischer
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Thriller, Crime, History
Star Cast:
Bradford Dillman, E.G. Marshall, Dean Stockwell, Diane Varsi
5
0
The Little World of Don Camillo

The Little World of Don Camillo

(1952)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Julien Duvivier
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sylvie, Gino Cervi, Fernandel, Vera Talchi
0
0
The Muppet Movie
G

The Muppet Movie

(1979)
2
1
As:
Cast
Director:
James Frawley
Genres:
Musical, Family, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Telly Savalas, Milton Berle, Tim Burton, Charles Durning, Mel Brooks
2
1

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The Long, Hot Summer

The Long, Hot Summer

(1958)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Will Varner
Director:
Martin Ritt
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Newman, Anthony Franciosa, Lee Remick, Joanne Woodward
3
0
The Unthinking Lobster

The Unthinking Lobster

(1950)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Suzanne Cloutier, Marcel Achard, Gaby André, Maurice Bessy, Pierre Beteille
Plot:

Hired to play Saint Anne in a film on Saint Bernadette, a starlet is supposed to bless a group of malformed and miserable people. But to the dismay of the moviemaker, they get cured as soon as she actually blesses them, leading to chaos and loss of business for MGM. 

0
0
London

London

(1971)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Winston Churchill / George Bernard Shaw
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Tim Brooke-Taylor, Charles Gray, Graeme Garden, Oja Kodar
0
0
Mr. Arkadin

Mr. Arkadin

(1955)
5
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Gregory Arkadin
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Redgrave, Akim Tamiroff, Mischa Auer, Patricia Medina
5
1
The Golden Honeymoon

The Golden Honeymoon

(1970)
0
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Orson Welles
0
0
Filming 'Othello'

Filming 'Othello'

(1978)
1
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Host / Othello
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Robert Coote, Bhob Stewart, Micheál MacLiammóir, Hilton Edwards
1
0
South Seas Adventure

South Seas Adventure

(1958)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Francis D. Lyon, Carl Dudley, Richard Goldstone, Walter Thompson, Basil Wrangell
Genres:
Adventure, Romance
Star Cast:
Diane Beardmore, Marlene Lizzio, Tommy Zahn, Igor Allan
1
0
Tajna Nikole Tesle

Tajna Nikole Tesle

(1980)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
J.P. Morgan
Director:
Krsto Papic
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Dennis Patrick, Strother Martin, Oja Kodar, Petar Bozovic
1
1
Moby Dick

Moby Dick

(1956)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
John Huston
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Leo Genn, John Huston, Richard Basehart, Harry Andrews, James Robertson Justice
1
0
I'll Never Forget What's'isname

I'll Never Forget What's'isname

(1967)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jonathan Lute
Director:
Michael Winner
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Hordern, Oliver Reed, Harry Andrews, Carol White
Plot:

Andrew Quint is an advertising executive disillusioned with his life and career and works for his corrupt boss Jonathan Lute. He attempts to get back at his boss by creating a satirical commercial for a Super-8 camera but the commercial ends up being hailed as a masterpiece much to his disappointment. 

2
0

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To Build a Fire

To Build a Fire

(1969)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
David Cobham
Star Cast:
Ian Hogg
0
0
Catch-22
R

Catch-22

(1970)
3
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
War, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jon Voight, Richard Benjamin, Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Bob Newhart
3
0
Waterloo
G

Waterloo

(1970)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Louis XVIII
Director:
Sergey Bondarchuk
Genres:
History, Drama, Action, Biography, War
Star Cast:
Rod Steiger, Christopher Plummer, Jack Hawkins, Virginia McKenna
1
0
Bitka na Neretvi
G

Bitka na Neretvi

(1969)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Senator
Director:
Veljko Bulajic
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Yul Brynner, Franco Nero, Hardy Krüger, Sylva Koscina
0
1
Prince of Foxes

Prince of Foxes

(1949)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Cesare Borgia
Director:
Henry King
Genres:
History, Adventure, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Everett Sloane, Wanda Hendrix, Tyrone Power, Marina Berti
3
0
The Finest Hours

The Finest Hours

(1964)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Peter Baylis
Genres:
Documentary, War, Biography
Star Cast:
George Baker, Faith Brook, David Healy, George Westbury
0
0
King of Kings

King of Kings

(1961)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Nicholas Ray
Genres:
History, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Viveca Lindfors, Jeffrey Hunter, Ron Randell, Siobhan McKenna
1
0
Return to Glennascaul

Return to Glennascaul

(1953)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Hilton Edwards
Genres:
Mystery, Short, Horror
Star Cast:
Michael Laurence, Shelah Richards, Helena Hughes, John Dunne
0
0
Crack in the Mirror

Crack in the Mirror

(1960)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Hagolin / Lamerciere
Director:
Richard Fleischer
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Bradford Dillman, Alexander Knox, Juliette Gréco, Catherine Lacey
0
0
The Vikings

The Vikings

(1958)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Fleischer
Genres:
Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Janet Leigh, Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Ernest Borgnine
0
0

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L'uomo la bestia e la virtù

L'uomo la bestia e la virtù

(1953)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Perella - the Beast
Director:
Steno
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Totò, Viviane Romance, Franca Faldini, Mario Castellani
0
0
Ro.Go.Pa.G.

Ro.Go.Pa.G.

(1963)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
The 'Director'
Director:
Pier Paolo Pasolini, Jean-Luc Godard, Ugo Gregoretti, Roberto Rossellini
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Alexandra Stewart, Rosanna Schiaffino, Bruce Balaban, Maria Pia Schiaffino
0
0
La isla del tesoro

La isla del tesoro

(1965)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Long John Silver
Director:
Jesús Franco
Genres:
Adventure, Short
Star Cast:
Tony Beckley, Kim Burfield, Jean Lefebvre, Jim MacIntosch
Plot:

Based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s iconic adventure novel ‘Treasure Island’ the movie revolves around pirates, secret islands, and sea adventures that lead to hidden pirate gold. 

0
0
Si Versailles m'était conté

Si Versailles m'était conté

(1954)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Sacha Guitry
Genres:
History, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jean-Pierre Aumont, Michel Auclair, Brigitte Bardot, Jean-Louis Barrault
0
0
Hot Tomorrows

Hot Tomorrows

(1977)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Martin Brest
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Hervé Villechaize, Victor Argo, Ray Sharkey, George Memmoli, Orson Welles
0
0
Some Call It Greed

Some Call It Greed

(1977)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Tim Forbes
Star Cast:
Robert MacNeil, Lowell Thomas
0
0
Malpertuis

Malpertuis

(1971)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Cassavius
Director:
Harry Kümel
Genres:
Horror, Fantasy, Drama
Star Cast:
Susan Hampshire, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Mathieu Carrière, Michel Bouquet
0
0
History of the World: Part I
R

History of the World: Part I

(1981)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Mel Brooks
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Cloris Leachman, Dom DeLuise, Mel Brooks, John Hurt, Madeline Kahn
1
0
Duel in the Sun

Duel in the Sun

(1946)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
King Vidor, William Dieterle, William Cameron Menzies, Sidney Franklin, David O. Selznick
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Western
Star Cast:
Joseph Cotten, Herbert Marshall, Lionel Barrymore, Gregory Peck
1
0
The Sailor from Gibraltar

The Sailor from Gibraltar

(1967)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Louis de Mozambique
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Vanessa Redgrave, John Hurt, Ian Bannen, Jeanne Moreau
0
0

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Swiss Family Robinson

Swiss Family Robinson

(1940)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Edward Ludwig
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Thomas Mitchell, Tim Holt, Edna Best, Freddie Bartholomew
0
0
Paris brûle-t-il?
PG-13

Paris brûle-t-il?

(1966)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
René Clément
Genres:
War, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Jean-Paul Belmondo, Charles Boyer, Leslie Caron, Jean-Pierre Cassel, George Chakiris
0
0
Sutjeska
PG

Sutjeska

(1973)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Stipe Delic
Genres:
War
Star Cast:
Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Richard Burton, Irene Papas, Milena Dravic, Orson Welles
0
0
Man in the Shadow

Man in the Shadow

(1957)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Virgil Renchler
Director:
Jack Arnold
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Western, Romance, Crime
Star Cast:
Jeff Chandler, Barbara Lawrence, Colleen Miller, Ben Alexander
0
1
Three Cases of Murder

Three Cases of Murder

(1955)
2
1
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Lord Mountdrago
Director:
George More O'Ferrall, Orson Welles, David Eady, Wendy Toye
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Horror, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Alan Badel, Elizabeth Sellars, John Gregson, Emrys Jones
2
1
Tepepa
R

Tepepa

(1969)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Colonel Cascorro
Director:
Giulio Petroni
Genres:
Western, Drama, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Tomas Milian, John Steiner, José Torres, Luciano Casamonica
0
0
No Exit

No Exit

(1962)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
Orson Welles, Tad Danielewski
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Viveca Lindfors, Rita Gam, Morgan Sterne, Ben Piazza, Susana Mayo
0
0
Orson Welles' The Dreamers

Orson Welles' The Dreamers

(1982)
0
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Marcus Kleek
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Drama, Documentary, Short
Star Cast:
Oja Kodar
0
0
Oedipus the King
G

Oedipus the King

(1968)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Tiresias
Director:
Philip Saville
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Cyril Cusack, Christopher Plummer, Lilli Palmer, Richard Johnson
0
0
Journey Into Fear

Journey Into Fear

(1942)
3
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Norman Foster, Orson Welles
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead, Dolores del Rio, Everett Sloane, Ruth Warrick
3
1

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The Roots of Heaven

The Roots of Heaven

(1958)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Cy Sedgewick
Director:
John Huston
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Eddie Albert, Trevor Howard, Errol Flynn, Juliette Gréco
Plot:

The movie follows eco-conservationist and environmentalist, Morel, who will do anything to protect the African wildlife from extinction in French Equatorial Africa. He is helped by nightclub hostess, Minna, and a disgraced former British officer, Major Forsythe, who wants to redeem himself. 

1
0
Black Magic

Black Magic

(1949)
3
0
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Joseph Balsamo aka Count Cagliostro
Director:
Orson Welles, Gregory Ratoff
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Akim Tamiroff, Valentina Cortese, Nancy Guild, Frank Latimore
Plot:

Gypsy-boy, Joseph Balsamo, vows to avenge his parents’ killings by king’s courtier. He becomes a charlatan and learns hypnotism from Dr. Mesmer. With the name Count Cagliostro, he gets involved in a plot to disgrace Marie Antoinette by using her look-alike, Lorenza, and avenges the King’s courtier. Though Lorenza doesn’t love him, he marries her; but finally, where does this take him? 

3
0
The Other Side of the Wind
R

The Other Side of the Wind

(2018)
1
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Natalie Wood, Dennis Hopper, Norman Foster, Lilli Palmer, John Huston
1
0
Start the Revolution Without Me
PG

Start the Revolution Without Me

(1970)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Bud Yorkin
Genres:
Comedy, History
Star Cast:
Donald Sutherland, Billie Whitelaw, Gene Wilder, Hugh Griffith
0
1
The Black Rose

The Black Rose

(1950)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Bayan
Director:
Henry Hathaway
Genres:
Adventure, War, History, Romance
Star Cast:
Jack Hawkins, Michael Rennie, Peter Sellers, Tyrone Power
3
0
The Double McGuffin
PG

The Double McGuffin

(1979)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Joe Camp
Genres:
Family, Mystery
Star Cast:
Ernest Borgnine, Rod Browning, George Kennedy, Elke Sommer
0
0
The Spirit of Charles Lindbergh

The Spirit of Charles Lindbergh

(1984)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Orson Welles
0
0
Voyage of the Damned
PG

Voyage of the Damned

(1976)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Stuart Rosenberg
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Lee Grant, Faye Dunaway, James Mason, Sam Wanamaker, Orson Welles
0
0
Austerlitz

Austerlitz

(1960)
3
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Abel Gance
Genres:
Drama, History, War
Star Cast:
Leslie Caron, Vittorio De Sica, Claudia Cardinale, Pierre Mondy
3
0
The Deep

The Deep

(1970)
2
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Russ Brewer
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Laurence Harvey, Jeanne Moreau, Oja Kodar, Michael Bryant
2
1

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The Kremlin Letter
M

The Kremlin Letter

(1970)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
John Huston
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
John Huston, Dean Jagger, Richard Boone, Lila Kedrova
0
0
La fabuleuse aventure de Marco Polo

La fabuleuse aventure de Marco Polo

(1965)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Denys de La Patellière, Noël Howard, Raoul Lévy
Genres:
Biography, Adventure
Star Cast:
Anthony Quinn, Grégoire Aslan, Horst Buchholz, Akim Tamiroff, Orson Welles
1
0
La décade prodigieuse
PG

La décade prodigieuse

(1971)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Théo Van Horn - un multimillionnaire qui vit en despote dans sa maison
Director:
Claude Chabrol
Genres:
Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Anthony Perkins, Michel Piccoli, Marlène Jobert, Guido Alberti
Plot:

Based on an eponymous novel, this English language French murder mystery is the story of Charles Van Hom, who wakes up in a hotel room with a blank memory and bloodied hand.  Confused, he asks Paul Regis, a university professor for help. The duo then travels to the country house of Charles eccentric father. 

0
0
Vienna

Vienna

(1968)
0
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Senta Berger, Arte Johnson
0
0
Kampf um Rom II - Der Verrat

Kampf um Rom II - Der Verrat

(1969)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Justinian
Director:
Andrew Marton, Robert Siodmak, Sergiu Nicolaescu
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Laurence Harvey, Sylva Koscina, Harriet Andersson, Robert Hoffmann
0
0
The Bible: In the Beginning...

The Bible: In the Beginning...

(1966)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
John Huston
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Parks, Richard Harris, John Huston, Ava Gardner, George C. Scott
0
0
The V.I.P.s

The V.I.P.s

(1963)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Asquith
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Margaret Rutherford, Louis Jourdan
0
0
Too Much Johnson

Too Much Johnson

(1938)
1
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Joseph Cotten, Mary Wickes, Edgar Barrier, Virginia Nicolson
1
0
The Man Who Saw Tomorrow
PG

The Man Who Saw Tomorrow

(1981)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Robert Guenette
Genres:
Drama, Biography, History
Star Cast:
Philip L. Clarke, Ray Laska, Bob Ruggiero, Roy Edmonds
2
0
Napoléon

Napoléon

(1955)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Sacha Guitry
Genres:
Biography, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Jean-Pierre Aumont, Jeanne Boitel, Pierre Brasseur, Gianna Maria Canale
0
0

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Kampf um Rom I

Kampf um Rom I

(1968)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Emperor Justinian
Director:
Andrew Marton, Robert Siodmak, Sergiu Nicolaescu
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Laurence Harvey, Honor Blackman, Sylva Koscina, Harriet Andersson
0
0
La Fayette

La Fayette

(1962)
0
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jean Dréville
Genres:
War, Drama, History, Biography
Star Cast:
Wolfgang Preiss, Jack Hawkins, Pascale Audret, Michel Le Royer
0
2
Les seigneurs de la forêt

Les seigneurs de la forêt

(1958)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Heinz Sielmann, Henry Brandt
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Georges Aminel, Jean Desailly, Bert Brauns, Jørn Jeppesen
0
0
Hot Money

Hot Money

(1983)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sheriff Paisley
Director:
George McCowan, Zale Magder
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Michael Murphy, Ann Lange, Daniel Buccos, Lu M. Dishart
0
0
Follow the Boys

Follow the Boys

(1944)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
A. Edward Sutherland, John Rawlins
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Musical, War
Star Cast:
Charles Butterworth, George Raft, Marlene Dietrich, Vera Zorina
0
0
Trent's Last Case

Trent's Last Case

(1952)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sigsbee Manderson
Director:
Herbert Wilcox
Genres:
Mystery
Star Cast:
Michael Wilding, Margaret Lockwood, John McCallum, Miles Malleson
0
0
Treasure Island
G

Treasure Island

(1972)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Long John Silver
Director:
John Hough, Andrea Bianchi, Antonio Margheriti
Genres:
Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Lionel Stander, Walter Slezak, Kim Burfield, Ángel del Pozo
Plot:

Robert Louis Stevenson’s 1883 novel inspires yet another movie about a courageous young boy Jim Hawkins who comes across a map of pirate Flint's buried treasure. Along with Squire Trelawney, Dr. Livesey and Captain Smollett, Jim sets out to get the treasure and defeat the ruthless pirates.

0
0
12 + 1
R

12 + 1

(1969)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Maurice Markau
Director:
Nicolas Gessner, Luciano Lucignani
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Sharon Tate, Vittorio Gassman, Vittorio De Sica, Terry-Thomas
0
0
Ein Unbekannter rechnet ab
PG

Ein Unbekannter rechnet ab

(1974)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Collinson
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Richard Attenborough, Oliver Reed, Stéphane Audran, Charles Aznavour
0
0
The Greenstone

The Greenstone

(1980)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Kevin Irvine
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Short, Family
Star Cast:
John Riley, Joseph Cory, Nancy Pascoe, Candace Coster
0
0

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House of Cards
G

House of Cards

(1968)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Leschenhaut
Director:
John Guillermin
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
George Peppard, Inger Stevens, Keith Michell, Perrette Pradier
0
0
The Hearts of Age

The Hearts of Age

(1934)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Death
Director:
Orson Welles, William Vance
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Virginia Nicolson, William Vance, Edgerton Paul
Plot:

An early film made by Orson Welles, the movie is a short clip that explores dark themes, such as abandonment and death. The film is believed to be an imitation of the early surrealist films of Luis Buñuel and Jean Cocteau. 

0
0
Ferry to Hong Kong

Ferry to Hong Kong

(1959)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Hart
Director:
Lewis Gilbert
Genres:
Action, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Curd Jürgens, Noel Purcell, Sylvia Syms, Jeremy Spenser
0
0
Get to Know Your Rabbit
R

Get to Know Your Rabbit

(1972)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Brian De Palma
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Astin, Katharine Ross, Allen Garfield, Tom Smothers
0
0
The Southern Star
PG

The Southern Star

(1969)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Plankett
Director:
Orson Welles, Sidney Hayers
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Adventure
Star Cast:
George Segal, Ursula Andress, Ian Hendry, Johnny Sekka
0
0
Trouble in the Glen

Trouble in the Glen

(1954)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sanin Cejador y Mengues
Director:
Herbert Wilcox
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Victor McLaglen, Forrest Tucker, Margaret Lockwood, John McCallum
0
0
A Safe Place
PG

A Safe Place

(1971)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
The Magician
Director:
Henry Jaglom
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tuesday Weld, Jack Nicholson, Phil Proctor, Gwen Welles
Plot:

A fragile young woman Noah, who lives alone in a New York apartment, prefers to lose herself in the past and looks for a ‘safe place.’ She treasures three supposedly magical objects given to her by a magician during her childhood. Though involved with two men, one of whom is practical while the other is vivacious; she is far from feeling content. 

0
0
Where Is Parsifal?
PG

Where Is Parsifal?

(1984)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Henri Helman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Donald Pleasence, Erik Estrada, Peter Lawford, Tony Curtis, Orson Welles
0
0
Casino Royale
TV-14

Casino Royale

(1967)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Le Chiffre
Director:
John Huston, Robert Parrish, Joseph McGrath, Ken Hughes, Richard Talmadge
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
David Niven, Woody Allen, John Huston, William Holden, Deborah Kerr
1
0
I tartari

I tartari

(1961)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Burundai
Director:
Richard Thorpe, Ferdinando Baldi
Genres:
Drama, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Victor Mature, Arnoldo Foà, Liana Orfei, Luciano Marin
0
0

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David e Golia

David e Golia

(1960)
1
0
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
King Saul
Director:
Orson Welles, Ferdinando Baldi, Richard Pottier
Genres:
History, Family, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Ivica Pajer, Eleonora Rossi Drago, Massimo Serato, Giulia Rubini
1
0
Il grande attacco
PG

Il grande attacco

(1978)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Umberto Lenzi
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Stacy Keach, Helmut Berger, John Huston, Henry Fonda, Samantha Eggar
0
0
Butterfly
R

Butterfly

(1982)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Judge Rauch
Director:
Matt Cimber
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Stacy Keach, Lois Nettleton, Edward Albert, Pia Zadora
Plot:

When a pregnant Kady Tyler returns home to her estranged father figure Jess Tyler, who is the caretaker of an unused silver mine, she plans to steal silver from the mine. She begins an incestuous relationship with Jess but things get complicated when her past catches up and true identities are revealed. 

0
0
Necromancy
PG

Necromancy

(1972)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Cato
Director:
Bert I. Gordon
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Michael Ontkean, Harvey Jason, Pamela Franklin, Lee Purcell
0
1
Slapstick (Of Another Kind)
PG

Slapstick (Of Another Kind)

(1982)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Paul
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
John Abbott, Madeline Kahn, Jim Backus, Jerry Lewis, Orson Welles
Plot:

Wealthy, beautiful couple, Caleb and Lutetia Swain, gives birth to deformed ugly twins, Wilbur and Eliza, who actually are an alien brother-sister team sent to solve our planet’s problems. The twins, when their heads are together, are invincible super-intelligent force capable of dealing with any problem. As their circumstances try to keep them apart, will the two continue to help the earth?   

0
1
Treasure Island

Treasure Island

(1965)
4
5
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Long John Silver
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
John Gielgud, Tony Beckley, Keith Baxter, McIntosh Fergusin
4
5
Moby Dick

Moby Dick

(2000)
1
1
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Captain Ahab / Starbuck / Ishmael
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Orson Welles
1
1
The Way to Santiago

The Way to Santiago

(1998)
0
1
As:
Writer
Director:
Jack Swanstrom
Genres:
Short, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
John Billingsley, David Acosta, Aka, Michael Vincent Allen, Carlos Alvarado
0
1
It's All True
G

It's All True

(1993)
1
0
As:
Director
Director:
Norman Foster, Orson Welles, Richard Wilson, Myron Meisel, Bill Krohn
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Manuel 'Jacare' Olimpio Meira, Jeronimo André De Souza, Raimundo 'Tata' Correia Lima, Manuel 'Preto' Pereira da Silva, Jose Sobrinho
1
0
F for favor

F for favor

(2008)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Short
0
0

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High Journey

High Journey

(1959)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Peter Baylis
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Per Buckhøj
0
0
Don Quijote de Orson Welles

Don Quijote de Orson Welles

(1992)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Akim Tamiroff, Francisco Reiguera, Pepe Mediavilla, Juan Carlos Ordóñez, Constantino Romero
0
0
Someone to Love
R

Someone to Love

(1987)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Henry Jaglom
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Andrea Marcovicci, Henry Jaglom, Sally Kellerman, Michael Emil
0
0
The Big Brass Ring
R

The Big Brass Ring

(1999)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
George Hickenlooper
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Nigel Hawthorne, William Hurt, Miranda Richardson, Irène Jacob, Gregg Henry
0
0
Citizen Vader

Citizen Vader

(2014)
1
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Aidan Duffy
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Aidan Duffy
1
0
The Big Brass Ring

The Big Brass Ring

(1997)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
George Hickenlooper
Genres:
Documentary, Short
Star Cast:
Malcolm McDowell, George Hickenlooper, Ivana Milicevic, Peter Heilrath, Jay Kanzler
0
0
The Hitchhiker

The Hitchhiker

(2007)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Leigh Scott
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jeff Denton, Sarah Lieving, Shaley Scott, Sarah Hall, Jessica Bork
0
0

TV Movie(s)

Orson Welles at Large: Portrait of Gina

Orson Welles at Large: Portrait of Gina

(1958)
1
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Documentary, Short
Star Cast:
Vittorio De Sica, Gina Lollobrigida, Paola Mori, Anna Gruber
1
0
Shogun

Shogun

(1980)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Jerry London
Genres:
War, History, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Richard Chamberlain, Anne Bancroft, Alan Badel, Toshirô Mifune
0
0
NBC: The First Fifty Years - A Closer Look

NBC: The First Fifty Years - A Closer Look

(1976)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself / Narrator
Director:
Greg Garrison
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Jack Albertson, Milton Berle, Lucille Ball, Johnny Carson
0
0
The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

(1969)
0
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Shylock
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Gray, Jonathan Lynn, Oja Kodar, Irina Maleeva
0
1
The Fountain of Youth

The Fountain of Youth

(1958)
0
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Short, Romance
Star Cast:
Nancy Kulp, Marjorie Bennett, Madge Blake, Billy House
0
0
Moby Dick Rehearsed

Moby Dick Rehearsed

(1955)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Lee, Gordon Jackson, Patrick McGoohan, Wensley Pithey
0
0
The Man Who Came to Dinner

The Man Who Came to Dinner

(1972)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sheridan Whiteside
Director:
Buzz Kulik
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Edward Andrews, Don Knotts, Lee Remick, Joan Collins, Orson Welles
1
0
Histoire immortelle

Histoire immortelle

(1968)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Mr. Charles Clay
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Fernando Rey, Jeanne Moreau, Roger Coggio, Norman Eshley
0
0
The Orson Welles Show

The Orson Welles Show

(1979)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Himself
Director:
Orson Welles, Stanley Sheff
Genres:
Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Burt Reynolds, Angie Dickinson, Dave Goelz, Frank Oz, Jim Henson
0
0
Orson Welles and People

Orson Welles and People

(1956)
0
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Himself - Narrator
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Orson Welles
0
0
Upon This Rock

Upon This Rock

(1970)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Michelangelo
Director:
Harry Rasky
Star Cast:
Ralph Richardson, Edith Evans, Dirk Bogarde
0
0
It Happened One Christmas

It Happened One Christmas

(1977)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry F. Potter
Director:
Donald Wrye
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cloris Leachman, Marlo Thomas, Wayne Rogers, Barney Martin
1
0
An Arabian Night

An Arabian Night

(1960)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Storyteller
Director:
Mark Lawton
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Robert Loggia, Henry Kendall, Stanley Holloway, Martin Benson
0
0
Orson Welles' Magic Show

Orson Welles' Magic Show

(1985)
0
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Angie Dickinson, Allen Bracken, Gary Graver, Roger Hill
0
0
The Magnificent Ambersons

The Magnificent Ambersons

(2002)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Alfonso Arau
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Madeleine Stowe, William Hootkins, Bruce Greenwood, Jennifer Tilly, Gretchen Mol
0
0

Animation(s)

Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (1975)

As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator / Nag / Chuchundra
Director:
Chuck Jones
Genres:
Thriller, Short, Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Star Cast:
June Foray, Les Tremayne, Michael LeClair, Shepard Menken
Gurikku no bouken

Gurikku no bouken (1984)

As:
Cast
Role:
Pippo
Director:
Hideo Nishimaki
Genres:
Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Star Cast:
Jim Backus, Peter Fernandez, Corinne Orr, Lionel Wilson
Freedom River

Freedom River (1971)

As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Sam Weiss
Genres:
Short, Animation
Star Cast:
Orson Welles
The Transformers: The Movie
PG

The Transformers: The Movie (1986)

As:
Cast
Director:
Nelson Shin
Genres:
Action, Family, Sci-Fi, Animation, Adventure
Star Cast:
Gregg Berger, Michael Bell, Arthur Burghardt, Eric Idle, Orson Welles
Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1977)

As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Larry Jordan
Genres:
Short, Animation
Star Cast:
Orson Welles
Is It Always Right to Be Right?

Is It Always Right to Be Right? (1970)

As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Lee Mishkin
Genres:
Animation, Short
Star Cast:
Diana Hale

TV Shows and Videos

Omnibus

Omnibus (1952)

As:
Cast
Director:
Andrew McCullough, Norman Lloyd, Charles S. Dubin, Harry Horner, Delbert Mann
Genres:
History, Music, Drama
Star Cast:
James Dean, Alistair Cooke, William Shatner, Yul Brynner
I Love Lucy
TV-G

I Love Lucy (1951)

As:
Cast
Director:
William Asher, Marc Daniels, James V. Kern
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Barbara Eden, Desi Arnaz, Lucille Ball, William Holden, Orson Welles
Colgate Theatre

Colgate Theatre (1958)

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Norman Tokar, Orson Welles
Star Cast:
Harry Harvey Jr., Jane Russell, Bill Goodwin, Nancy Kulp
Shogun

Shogun (1980)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jerry London
Genres:
Drama, History, Adventure, War
Star Cast:
Richard Chamberlain, Alan Badel, Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Shimada
Orson Welles' Sketch Book

Orson Welles' Sketch Book (1955)

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Orson Welles, Huw Wheldon
Genres:
Biography, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Orson Welles
Night Gallery
TV-PG

Night Gallery (1969)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jeannot Szwarc, Jeff Corey, Gene R. Kearney, Jerrold Freedman, John Badham
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Mystery, Fantasy, Horror, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Adam West, Rod Serling, Randy Quaid, Leonard Nimoy
The Name of the Game

The Name of the Game (1968)

As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Spielberg, Barry Shear, Nicholas Colasanto, Seymour Robbie, John Llewellyn Moxey
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Gene Barry, Susan Saint James, Robert Stack, Anthony Franciosa, O.J. Simpson
Great Mysteries

Great Mysteries (1973)

As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Host / ...
Director:
Alan Gibson, Peter Sasdy, Peter Sykes, Mark Cullingham
Genres:
Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Lee, Joan Collins, Jane Seymour, Orson Welles
The New Media Bible: Book of Genesis

The New Media Bible: Book of Genesis (1979)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eiran Baniel, Rolf Brin, Dina Doron, Yehuda Efroni
Magnum, P.I.

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Vejar, Ivan Dixon, Ray Austin, Russ Mayberry, Alan J. Levi
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Adventure, Action, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Frank Sinatra, Tom Selleck, John Hillerman, Roger E. Mosley, Larry Manetti
A Woman Called Moses

A Woman Called Moses (1978)

As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Wendkos
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
John Getz, Cicely Tyson, Jason Bernard, Judyann Elder
Around the World with Orson Welles

Around the World with Orson Welles (1955)

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Orson Welles
Ford Star Jubilee

Ford Star Jubilee (1955)

As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Nickell, Franklin J. Schaffner, Noël Coward, Paul Harrison
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Jack Lemmon, Julie Andrews, Bing Crosby, Charles Laughton, Roger Moore
Nella terra di Don Chisciotte

Nella terra di Don Chisciotte (1964)

As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
Himself
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Orson Welles
Tempo

Tempo (1961)

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jim Goddard, Orson Welles, Mike Hodges, Helen Standage, Pamela Lonsdale
Star Cast:
Franco Zeffirelli, David Mahlowe, Alan Dell, Antony Hopkins, Derek Hart
Tales of the Klondike

Tales of the Klondike (1981)

As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Peter Pearson, David Cobham, Claude Fournier, Janine Manatis, Peter Rowe
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Orson Welles

Orson Welles Awards

Academy Awards
Citizen Kane Best Writing, Original Screenplay 1942
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Spoken Word Recording 1979
Winner Best Spoken Word Recording 1977
Winner Best Spoken Word, Documentary or Drama Recording 1982